Takagi Sayuki (高木紗友希) is a Japanese pop singer. She was formerly an idol under Hello! Project as a member and sub-leader of Juice=Juice. She is also a former member of the SATOYAMA & SATOUMI movement unit Triplet. She was first introduced as a member of Hello Pro Kenshuusei at 2009 Hello! Project Shinjin Kouen 11gatsu ~Yokohama FIRE!~ on November 23, 2009.
- 1 Biography
- 2 Personal Life
- 3 Profile
- 4 Discography
- 5 Publications
- 6 Works
- 7 Trivia
- 8 See Also
- 9 Honorary Titles
- 10 References
- 11 External Links
Biography[edit | edit source]
Early Life[edit | edit source]
Takagi Sayuki was born on April 21, 1997 in Chiba, Japan.
2009[edit | edit source]
In November, Sayuki joined Hello Pro Egg (now Hello Pro Kenshuusei). She was introduced as a new member at the 2009 Hello! Project Shinjin Kouen 11gatsu ~Yokohama FIRE!~ on November 23.
2010[edit | edit source]
2011[edit | edit source]
In the summer, she entered the S/mileage Shin Member Boshuu! audition, but failed.
Takagi starred in the stage play Reborn ~Inochi no Audition~ as Kounotori.
2012[edit | edit source]
In June, Takagi entered the Morning Musume 11ki Member "Suppin Utahime" Audition, but failed.
Takagi participated in the ℃-ute Concert Tour 2012~2013 Fuyu ~Shinseinaru Pentagram~ as a back-up dancer.
2013[edit | edit source]
On February 3, during the Hello! Project Tanjou 15 Shuunen Kinen Live 2013 Fuyu ~Bravo!~ concert in Fukuoka, it was announced that Takagi would debut in a new unit, Juice=Juice, alongside Miyamoto Karin, Kanazawa Tomoko, Miyazaki Yuka, Otsuka Aina and Uemura Akari. Tsunku's commented on Takagi:
- "Her singing is rock-type and her dancing is powerful; you'll get the feeling that she's 'the' Hello Pro Kenshuusei from her high skill level."
On February 23, Takagi participated as a back-up dancer for Mano Erina's graduation concert.
2014[edit | edit source]
On April 15, Takagi and Miyazaki Yuka celebrated their birthdays in a joint fanclub event titled Juice=Juice Miyazaki Yuka・Takagi Sayuki Birthday Event 2014, featuring two shows at TOKYO FM HALL.
2015[edit | edit source]
On April 21, Takagi celebrated her 18th birthday at a fanclub event titled Juice=Juice Takagi Sayuki Birthday Event 2015, featuring two shows at TOKYO FM HALL.
On December 19, Takagi released her first solo e-Hello! Blu-ray, Greeting ~Takagi Sayuki~.
2016[edit | edit source]
On April 28, Takagi celebrated her 19th birthday at a fanclub event titled Juice=Juice Takagi Sayuki Birthday Event 2016, featuring two shows at TOKYO FM Hall.
On November 9, two days after Juice=Juice's first concert at Nippon Budokan, Takagi wrote on her blog that during the concert her voice cracked a few times and she could not control her breathing properly which resulted in her not being able to sing high notes the way she wanted. She admitted that this was because of a vocal cord nodule she has had for quite some time, but because of the group's tour and other work there was no time for her to have surgery and rest afterwards. Takagi was able to finish the Budokan concert safely, and after thinking about it to herself and speaking with her family and the staff, she decided it was the best time for her to finally undergo removal surgery. She had just returned from the hospital and would not able to speak for a couple of days or sing for three weeks after the surgery.
Takagi started singing again for the first time since her surgery at a release event and mini live on December 2.
2017[edit | edit source]
On April 21, Takagi celebrated her 20th brithday at a fanclub event titled Juice=Juice Takagi Sayuki Birthday Event 2017, featuring two shows at Shinjuku ReNY.
2018[edit | edit source]
On April 21, Takagi celebrated her 21st brithday at a fanclub event titled Juice=Juice Takagi Sayuki Birthday Event 2018, featuring two shows at TFT Hall 1000.
2019[edit | edit source]
On March 30, Takagi along with Yajima Maimi, Nakajima Saki, LoVendoЯ's Okada Marina, and Tsubaki Factory's Kishimoto Yumeno released the digital song "Koisuru! Sakana Hen" which was performed for the first time (however, without Takagi and Kishimoto) in the "Fishing Club" Special Stage event at Asobu. Kurasu. Sodateru. SATOYAMA & SATOUMI e Ikou 2019 on the same day.
On April 19, she celebrated her 22nd birthday at a fanclub event titled Juice=Juice Takagi Sayuki Birthday Event 2019, featuring two shows at Yamano Hall.
2020[edit | edit source]
On April 22, she was scheduled to celebrate her 23rd birthday at a fanclub event titled Juice=Juice Takagi Sayuki Birthday Event 2020, featuring two shows at Yamano Hall. However, it was cancelled in consideration of a new policy established by the government to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. The event was eventually rescheduled for August 13.
2021[edit | edit source]
On February 11, the magazine Shuukan Bunshun reported that Takagi was in a relationship and living half-time with singer Yuuri.
On February 12, UP-FRONT PROMOTION announced that Takagi was terminated from both Juice=Juice and Hello! Project but she would remain signed under the agency, with her future activities being announced after discussions. It was also announced that she would be not appearing in future scheduled activities with the group from February 13.
On March 31, UP-FRONT PROMOTION announced that Takagi had decided to terminate her contract with the agency after discussions. She wanted to pursue a musical theater career, and had decided from the start to leave the agency once she was no longer a member of Juice=Juice. As a result, UP-FRONT PROMOTION respected her decision to leave the agency.
Personal Life[edit | edit source]
When Takagi debuted as a member of Juice=Juice in February 2013, she was a third year middle school student. As of March 2016, she had graduated from high school.
The following list are notable friendships Takagi Sayuki has acquired:
- Miyamoto Karin: Takagi gets along best with Miyamoto Karin in Juice=Juice.
- Uemura Akari: She also gets along best with Uemura Akari in Juice=Juice.
- Fukumura Mizuki: She has a good relationship with Morning Musume member Fukumura Mizuki.
- Kudo Haruka: She gets along well with Morning Musume member Kudo Haruka.
- Taguchi Natsumi: She is good friend with Taguchi Natsumi from Kobushi Factory since Hello Pro Kenshuusei.
- Kaneko Rie: She also is good friend with former Hello Pro Kenshuusei member Kaneko Rie.
Takagi's given name, Sayuki, means "(silk) gauze" (紗; sa), "friend" (友; yu) and "rare" (希). Her name was chosen because it has a good number of strokes.
Profile[edit | edit source]
- Name: Takagi Sayuki (高木紗友希)
- Nickname: Sayubee (さゆべえ), Sayuking (さゆキング)
- Birthdate: April 21, 1997
- Birthplace: Chiba, Japan
- Blood Type: A
- Height: 156 cm (5 ft 1.4 in)?
- Western Zodiac: Taurus
- Eastern Zodiac: Ox
- Hello! Project Status:
- UP-FRONT GROUP Status:
- Official Kaomoji: 川´' ｃ' ﾘ
- Juice=Juice Fruit (Member Color): Lemon
- NEXT YOU Color: Light Green
- Hello! Project groups:
- Shuffle Units:
- SYS (2015)
- Concert Units:
- Wonderful Hearts (2009-2010)
- Other Groups:
- Scared of: Earthquakes
- Hobbies: Karaoke, watching television
- Specialty: Self-learning kung-fu, Mobile phone fast typing
- Strong Point: My ability to concentrate in a short time is really good
- Weak Point: Easily lose concentration
- Best Sport: Swimming
- Likes: going for walks, little kids
- Favorite Subject: Japanese language
- Least Favorite Subject: Math, english, gym
- Favorite Animal: Dogs
- Favorite Food: Avocado, melon, cheese, hamburger
- Least Favorite Food: Kamaboko
- Favorite Color: Light blue, Yellow
- Favorite Restaurant: Subway
- Favorite Disney Movies/Series: High School Musical, Hannah Montana
- Favorite Disney Characters: Donald Duck, Tinkerbell, Peter Pan, Ursula, Ariel
- Favorite Pokemon: Snorlax, Abra
- Rival: Otsuka Aina, Miyamoto Karin
- Favorite Hello! Project Song: "Shabondama" by Morning Musume
- Looks Up To: Tanaka Reina, Kanazawa Tomoko, Fukumura Mizuki
Discography[edit | edit source]
Solo Blu-rays[edit | edit source]
- [2015.12.19] Greeting ~Takagi Sayuki~
Solo Songs[edit | edit source]
- 3tsu no Rule (Ningen Ver.) (from Musical Koisuru Hello Kitty)
- Tsubasa Ochiteku (from Musical Koisuru Hello Kitty)
Publications[edit | edit source]
Solo Photobooks[edit | edit source]
- [2019.08.09] Sayuki
Works[edit | edit source]
Movies[edit | edit source]
-  Gekijouban Hontou ni Atta Kowai Hanashi 3D (劇場版ほんとうにあった怖い話3D)
TV Programs[edit | edit source]
- [2010.04.24] Asonde Manabu (アソンデマナブ)
- [2010.12] Tokidoki Mayomayo (時々迷々) (mini-drama "Uso・Uso・Uso" (ウソ・ウソ・ウソ))
- [2014-2019] The Girls Live
- [2019–2020] AI・DOL PROJECT (AI・DOL プロジェクト)
-  Hello! Project presents... "Solo Fes!"
TV Dramas[edit | edit source]
Theater[edit | edit source]
-  Coco Smile 6 (ココ・スマイル6) (with Ichioka Anna)
-  Ima ga Itsuka ni Naru Mae ni
-  Reborn ~Inochi no Audition~
-  Musical Koisuru Hello Kitty
-  Time Repeat ~Towa ni Kimi wo Omou~
Internet[edit | edit source]
-  Hello Pro Kenshuusei no Tadaima Kenshuuchuu! (episodes #1, #5)
- [2013–2021] Hello! Project Station
- [2014–2016] MUSIC+
- [2015–2016] GREEN ROOM
- [2016–2021] Upcoming
- [2016–2017] Girls Night Out
- [2017–2021] tiny tiny
- [2018–2021] OMAKE CHANNEL
-  Hello Pro no Monohon!
- [2019–2020] Hello Pro no Oshigoto Challenge
-  Hello Pro Kouhaku Taiko THE☆BATTLE 2019
-  Hello Pro ONE×ONE
-  Hello! Anison Bu
-  Hello Pro Live Jikkyou!
Music Videos[edit | edit source]
-  Team Okai - Wakuteka Take a chance (as Ikuta Erina)
-  Team Okai - Brainstorming (as Ikuta Erina)
-  ANGERME - Koi wa Accha Accha ("Koushiki Accha Accha Ouentai" PV)
Radio[edit | edit source]
- [2013.10.03-2021.02.12] We are Juice=Juice
Trivia[edit | edit source]
- She has liked Hello! Project since she was about four or five years old.
- Outside of Hello! Project, she likes SPEED and Kobukuro.
- If she could join another group for a day, she'd join Morning Musume '15
- She thinks she can't beat the hardness of Yajima Maimi's abs.
- On a rainy day she would watch Hello! Project live DVDs, or sing "Umbrella" by Tanpopo#.
- She has been a back dancer in various concerts for Mano Erina.
- She's allergic to cats.
- In the dance-cover unit Team Okai, she covers Ikuta Erina.
- She considers both Miyamoto Karin and Otsuka Aina her rival.
- She filled in for Otsuka Aina in Kanojo ni Naritai!!! when Otsuka injured her ankle.
- She says the source of her energy is looking at photos of Tanaka Reina.
- She would like to have the leading role in a drama.
- She is the first Juice=Juice member to have dyed their hair.
- Takagi said in her blog that she loves and respects Fukumura Mizuki.
- On her blog she mentioned that she loves blues, such as Muddy Waters.
- She loves RANA-San and Kubokuro's groups.
See Also[edit | edit source]
- Gallery:Takagi Sayuki
- List:Takagi Sayuki Discography Featured In
- List:Takagi Sayuki Publications Featured In
- List:Takagi Sayuki Concert & Event Appearances
- List:Takagi Sayuki Pocket Morning Weekly Q&A
Honorary Titles[edit | edit source]
Oldest Member of Hello Pro Egg
Oldest Member of Hello Pro Kenshuusei
Sub-leader of Juice=Juice
References[edit | edit source]
External Links[edit | edit source]
- Juice=Juice Profile (archived)
- Juice=Juice Official Blog (inactive)
- Instagram: @takagi_sayuki__, @sayuki_takagi.official (inactive)
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